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Old 01-18-2010, 06:15 PM
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Default abs light

if i just ease around the light dosent come on but if i give it maybe 1/2 throttle i guess... it appears any way to fix this??
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Old 02-13-2010, 11:21 PM
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anyone?
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Old 02-13-2010, 11:32 PM
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ABS Anti-lock Braking System. Maybe you need new brake pads or your rotor is bad, or speed sensor is not working, something with the brakes.
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Old 02-14-2010, 12:06 AM
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My guess would be a speed sensor. See if you can get the codes pulled.
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Old 02-14-2010, 12:18 AM
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Does you ABS work? If it does I would bet it's your VSS. It sits on your rear diff.
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Old 02-14-2010, 08:39 AM
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thanks guys ill look into it
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Old 02-16-2010, 10:02 AM
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mine kept doing it, thought it was gunk in the sensor for the brakes, not sure what the problem was but when ford put in the harness from the recall for my cruise control it stoped coming on
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Old 03-07-2010, 08:00 PM
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Default Re: abs light

Had the same problem in my 95. Pulled the VSS, cleaned it with electrical cleaner, no mo ABS light! (The light still works, but like it's supposed to. Thought I'd better make that clear.)
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Old 03-07-2010, 08:05 PM
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where is the vss located?
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Old 03-07-2010, 09:41 PM
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It's in the rear differential, front side, on top, kinda over the last u-joint on the drive shaft. There's only one bolt holding it in but it's a pain to reach from under the truck. Make sure to clean around it as well as you can before taking it out so no trash falls into the diff.
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Old 03-07-2010, 11:08 PM
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I had to replace my Brake Pressure Switch on my 2001 Ranger, as it was leaking from the master cylinder. I had problems w/the ABS light coming on for a while, then noticed that my left rear brake was extra touchy on some cold mornings, until the wheel heated up. Also, the ABS would pulse as I turned the wheel and eased into a parking spot. When I put the new Brake Pressure Switch w/the included harness on, the brake isn't touchy, the ABS light hasn't come on, and the pulsing has subsided somewhat. I think that wheel is callin for a wheel cylinder though. It looked a lil rough when I did the brakes last time.
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